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investigators are baffled. breaking news on the execution of a virginia woman. mini melt down. you just saw the scenes and anatomy."om "gray's captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> a neighborhood in shambles after flames fly, damaging eight homes. tonight crew remained at the scene in manassas. we captured these pictures as it was unfolding. we are live on the scene right now. >> this fire was unbelievably destructive. take a look behind me. firefighters are still on the scene, working to extinguish some hot spots. a couple of homes were completely burned down to the ground. this fire started in a couple of minutes and ignited and spread as quickly. you get a bird's eye view of the inferno in this manassas subdivision. neighbors say they saw smoke at this address at 3:00 p.m. and called 911. moments later house was engulfed. >> in about 15 minutes, it was completely gone. >> eight homes were damaged, three of them destroyed. high winds calls the burning embers to jump from one house to the next. >> the man who called this in, his house is now a burnt out shel
, a campus alert in virginia. the school where students say they want to carry concealed weapons. >> a local gathering tonight involving the controversy of the protest of the burning of the koran. >>> intense reactions to a florida pastor's plans to burn the koran on september 11 are surfacing in our region. >> it has led to outrage from the obama administration and every corner of the country. members of the muslim community in silver spring feel the same way. jay korff has the new reaction. >> tonight, the muslims met with members of other faiths to talk about the koran and dispel myths about a holy text that one religious leader in florida plants to burn. pastor terry jones has about 50 members in his congregation, but right now the message from his pulpit is commanding a worldwide audience. >> our burning of the koran is drawing attention that something is wrong. >> he plans on burning copies of the islamic holy text saturday, the anniversary of the september 11 attacks come his way of protesting radicalism. >> i think what sometimes escape the news media, we have also received quite a b
in the fastest time. proceeds will benefit special olympics in virginia. >>> i was the master of ceremonies at that event. it was wonderful. beautiful day for that. >> did you take a pull. >> i did not. >> today, record-breaking at dulles international, 93 degrees. the old record was 92. we broke other records. pennsylvania avenue, the wind picking up, changing directions as the cooler, drier air falls into the mid-atlantic. definitely a change on the way tomorrow. " temperatures, ah, finally. 74 degrees in the district, high of 93. mclean, va., 70, high of 95. not a lot of relief at the beach. rehoboth, 90 degrees, 73 degrees currently. it feels like 78. reagan national made it up to 93. the record was 95. normally, the temperature around 76. this was the 67th day of 90- degree days or better. definitely a record that will probably be broken next month. the old record, 1980, 67 days of 90 degrees. this does not happen very often. the cooler, drier air off to the north and west, mid-50s and pittsburgh, state college, elkins, west virginia. 76 degrees in richmond. the frontal system has stal
inches to 5 inches of rain in virginia. we have more on that in a little bit. >>> a mystery in maryland tonight. police are trying to figure out why someone slashed the tires of more than 30 vehicles. many of them were the same make and the same color. this happened near the golden mile in frederick. that is where jake joins us. >> i am actually standing by one of the 31 vehicles a that was vandalized. as you can see, the front right tire was slashed. we will now go back to the backside of the vehicle. this is one of the reasons why there are so many are outraged at the austell city -- at the audacity of this. most vehicles were work vehicles. in many cases, they got two tires. >> summit in with their radar and when they did it, especially when you hit 31 vehicles. >> they tried to ruin my whole day, to be honest with you. >> they cannot believe that someone would have the gall to mess not only with their tires, but with also their livelihood. >> i unfortunately, you are looking at a day off work. >> late saturday night and into early sunday morning, someone slashed the tires on 31 neig
northern virginia. the wrestling association confirms that heat judged matches for the past eight years and it performed skin checks on the students before they got on the mat. he has been suspended indefinitely. >> whenever there is someone like that, the neighborhood should be informed. >> a spokesman says that it sent a no trespassing letter to him. loudon county schools and tell us that they do not know if he was a referee for them. >>> and the fbi says it needs your help to try to find a dangerous serial robert that has struck across the region. here is some surveillance video. he has a large build and blue or green eyes. the suspect is responsible for some 38 armed robbery since february of last year. >>> a new charges have been filed against the woman accused of driving drunk and heading into college student in adams morgan. they have now charged her with involuntary manslaughter. it amended its original charge of aggravated assaults. one of the victims died last week she had a blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit. >>> president obama makes remarks about the country's str
looked -- where he worked for financial access. his mother was from remington, virginia. >> his brother, his neighbors in arlington, they all said the same thing. he loved his mother and could not stand to see her suffer. >> he cuts is an old photo of his mother tonight. he is surrounded by memories. >> i lost my mother and my brother. >> his mother had been suffering for the last couple of years. his brother was always there to help. >> he tried to help her. >> he often had his mother with him in his arlington home. neighbors say he was clearly a devoted son. >> he was very close with his mother. >> despite his work driving the elderly for metro access, neighbors say he would make time to take his mother to see a back specialist. he actually attended medical school himself for a while. >> the doctors told attempt? the operation was unsuccessful. he thought she was not going to be able to walk again. >> that is what he thinks drove his brother to take such drastic measures. >> he just wanted to stay with her and to be with her. >> according to his brother, paul warren pardus was not a v
a medical emergency. he is believed to be heading toward the district or west virginia with a female companion in a kia spectra with maryland tags 1ew-b10. >>> together again, sarah palin and glenn beck are teaming up again. plus, what the police say drove a man to kill his wife and several others. new developments in the gas line explosion that killed four people in california. host: could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? was abe lincoln honest? mary: does this dress make my backside look big? abe: perhaps... save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance?really host: is having a snowball fight with pitching great randy johnson a bad idea? man: yeah, i'm thinking maybe this was a bad idea. >>> the american hiker who was supposed to be released today remains in an iranian jail. i experts say it may indicate there is a power struggle on the country. the 31-rolled woman was not released. the country's chief prosecutor overruled home, sang the legal process has not been completed. no word on how long that will take. she was arrested along w
with virginia tech facing off against boise state. in addition to the holiday traffic, expect more on the rails and roads as people leave the game. we have more on the expected impact of the mass exodus. >> indeed. when those 90,000 fans leave fedex field behind me, as this game and very soon, it is sure to be a mess, but truly an extraordinary day of football and fun. >> do we have enough for us? >> known for this, the tailgating is legendary. >> this is the day that we on our hard work with a day off, tens of thousands of people came from across the country. coming to set up a memorable meal before a big game played in an extraordinary met -- venue. >> we have been selling. >> she could not be more proud of her banquet. >> we are everywhere and we love it. >> fed ex. field in maryland, home of the washington redskins, transformed into a college campus on monday. virginia tech, opening their season against the boise state broncos. they sold out nationally televised game with championship invocations. >> it is a big deal. >> before anyone tosses a pig skin, there is the tailgating. a chance to
. >>> the u.s. supreme court will not intervene in the scheduled execution of a virginia woman scheduled to die thursday night. she was convicted in a 2002 murder for hire scheme that left her husband and stepson dead. -- supreme court voted to > but did not to stop the execution. she will be the first woman to be executed in virginia in a century. >>> in montgomery county woman tells a disturbing story about what happened after an alarm company mistake prevented police from responding. >> this happened while the woman was out on her honeymoon. how this turned into a big nightmare. >> i have no idea if anyone broke into my house three days ago. everything could be gone. >> that is kate branson, pleading with police to check on her home after her alarm system went away while she was on honeymoon. >> i am giving permission to go right now. can you go? >> not according to our policy. >> why? >> it comes down to this number. it is the registration number for kate's alarm. when it went off, at a dp security services called -- adp security services called 911 and give the wrong number. >> i a
virginia, it is getting too extreme drought. around washington remains dry. in the record books in the belfort furniture weather center, we have gone 18 days in a row with no rain. but in the last nine, 10 years, that is not exceptional. back in 2007, 34 days in a row without rain. we will continue a few more days. we may have an unusual morning, something that has not happened since way back in may. >>> coming up, apple and the battle over apps. why the company is restricting access to certain products. >> and we update the breaking news, the southern california neighborhood on fire. >>> five days before the d.c. primary, and new details on abc 7 news investigation. >> at least one d.c. residents said a campaign staffer for mayor adrian fenty offered a job for his vote and backed off the deal. now his chief opponent is calling for a federal investigation. vincent gray called for investigation, not just by the d.c. board of elections and ethics but by the fbi. >> we have asked for an investigation into the allegations that someone offered a job in return for their votes that cam
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items from his pockets and ran away. anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> a virginia woman on death row has just days to live. she is said to be executed by lethal injection, the first woman to be put to death in almost one century. the u.s. supreme court could stop this, and that is where rebecca cooper has more. >> she is scheduled to become only the 12th woman in the united states to be executed since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, and this is the first virginia woman since 1912, but the governor says he will not block be lethal injection, and it is up to the supreme court. -- he will not blago be so injection -- not block the lethal injection. >> the death penalty is for the worst of the worst, and she is nowhere near that. >> she is the most evil person i have ever met. >> she is scheduled for execution on thursday unless the court grants were a last-minute reprieve 3 and their supporters asking the governor to spare her, but he decided not to intervene note -- unless the courts grant her a last-minute reprieve. there are supporters asking the governor
, virginia tech. either one of these. >> kirk: there's lessons every single week for college football. especially early in the year. for lsu, they learn a valuable lesson. looks like they will with a win. they let off the accelerator. they continue to attack especially offensively. their goal, last year they average 58 snaps a game. one of the worst afters as far as plays a game. tonight they got 55 plays and in the second half, this offense has been awful. and you know what's good about that, you study your film and get ready to go in the next couple weeks to try to improve. >> brent: we look ahead to boise state. it's interesting that the writers h-have valued the broncos, more than the coaches. and we will illustrate that for you. second down. and five. power running out as the third down coming up. let's go show you the coach's poll, because, remember this, it is the coach's poll which factors into the bcs. boise state is not third. they are fifth behind florida and texas. and herbie, my question to you is, as the season rolls along. if boise state survives monday night, and that'
now. --7 g-k#wennsylvania is in the's right now. out in west virginia, talk about some nasty weather. -- a,x-qsout in the atlantic cot talk about some nasty weather. this is some of the late evening pictures from the nasa satellite. and this is from the other satellite. this is the eye. it is 25 miles across. with these super hurricanes you can almost see some swirls inside that are almost like many tornadoes. -- mini tornadoes. some of those winds could be up to 200 miles per hour. the good news is, no threat whatsoever to the eastern united states. an increasing threat to spot in the bermuda area. we will keep a careful eye on that. in the meantime, with high pressure in on us, it will be a delightful, clear night. a delightful day again tomorrow. a lot of sunshine and on the breezy side with northwesterly winds bringing it dreier, cooler air. and a light front may bring has a few light showers, but still on a dry pattern for us. that half inch of rain that we had saturday in 2008 was really needed. -- into sunday was what we really needed. >> coming up, honors for student-athlete
, the eiffel tower was evacuated after a reported bomb scare. >>> and northern virginia woman was murdered. two months later, detectives are still baffled by this case. >>>> a scandal involving the new york >>> let's get you up to speed. the primary race for d.c. mayor is the big race. >> for the first time since we went on here, we're getting more numbers from the d.c. board of elections. course here there are. here are the latest numbers. -- >> here they are. hear the latest numbers. vincent gray is ahead of adrian fenty 58% to 32%. this is going to be a long night, folks. we will have all the information for you right here. we will have everything updated for you as well as on tbd.com. >> it will be a long night. >> keep it here. >>> a controversy surrounding the redskins and the team's captain. >> what he is saying about the new york jets allegedly making inappropriate comments about a mexican reporter. >> the owner of the new york jets already called a female reporter this week and apologized. now the redskins have to do some damage control after a day -- after one player defended the accu
suburban st. turns violent for virginia husband and wife. plus, breaking news in the investigation into the alleged. -- alleged plot against pope, and dangerous storms. it who is trying to get out ahead of hurricane igor's path. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> a virginia couple is dead tonight after a bizarre chain of events that began with them writing down a quiet suburban street, finishing with a violent argument and gunfire. richard reeve has the latest. >> behind me is their home. it was here back in june that the police arrived to arrest mr. bates of assault and battery against his wife. today, they were together, a tragic ending. outside of their home, there is a note and yellow ribbon that reads, "we love you, jenny." >> you don't know people, i guess. >> the neighbor was shocked to hear the police reports that robert gamñ?ñ?ates shot his wifd turned the gun on himself. >> i guess they were having problems. >> around 7:30 saturday morning, they pulled into this montclair neighborhood. >> some kind of confrontation was going on. >> fro
part of it. >> and other huge rivalry is taking center stage. it will not be a uneasy task. virginia is ranked higher in the country and will have, advantage. >> this will be a different type of test. maybe we can have an indicator of how much we have grown. you have to be confident. >> the nationals are playing out the string as the season winds down. jason markey gave up six earned runs on six hits and a walk. that sent his era through the roof. but the lineup did not do him any favors either. let's go to the bottom of that bet. scott also picked up some relieving duties. by jason is not having it. the phillies go on to win by a landslide. the final score was 9-1. there is hope on the horizon for nationals fans. the overall draft pick showed up for his first day on the job. he took swings at the team's spring training complex in florida. let's go to camden yards for a heart prager -- for a heart prager -- for a heartbreaker. yankees 14-3. this season, we have -- yankees won 4-3. joe torrey announced he will not return as the dodger manager. >> he has qu this kenmore elite multi-mot
about it. >> we are on vacation, and ruined it. >> north carolina, maryland, and virginia leaders have declared states of emergency. earl is expected to pass off shore but close enough to induce tropical storm force wind late thursday into friday. some hotels and ocean city are rolling storm shutters and officials are calling on drivers to steer clear. >> friday will be a lousy day to be driving around. consider arriving in ocean city after the storm passes. the most have every intention of staying through the weekend, in joining the time off, but others are reconsidering. >> if it comes in and hit us hard, we have to get out of harm's way. >> according to forecasters, the waves are coming in at about 5-7 feet as we speak. 24 hours from now, they could be coming in at 10-13. jay korff, abc 7 news. >> sounds like the worst case scenario could be averted? >>> the worst case would be any direct hit, and that is looking more and more unlikely. if i were heading to the beaches, i would not be changed my plans dramatically right now. but keep informed. ocean city right now, the seas will be
. michael vick starts for the eagles. >>> west virginia is an early favorite against maryland in morgantown, but the terps are off to a solid start, gaining confidence, and trying to get better. can they hold up to a very talented team like the mountaineers in front of a hostile crowd? >> the crowd is out of control. the fans love the mountaineers. they're just waiting to boo us, so it should be fun. >>> baseball fans, the nationals-braves and atlanta. -- in atlanta. the second inning, maxwell, the bases loaded. in his wheel house, get up, get out. grand slam, touch them all, big fella. fear the turtle. 42-the final. -- 4-to the final. >>> the orioles, against toronto. top of the seventh, the orioles playing tough defense. izturis lays out to play the defense. check out this replay. the orioles win, 3-1. >>> mike shanahan spoke with clinton portis privately today about his comments on females in the locker room. that is now behind him. albert haynesworth participated in practice. i believe the defense is better with him in there. we will see how it shakes out. >> it is definitely bigger. am
wrapping up in virginia. today, he signed a small- business bill into law. he says it will help spur job growth. >>> after the break, flaws found in the sea and boating equipment. -- in d.c. voting equipment. >> from a fantasy to a dream come true. the standout local singer. hey, ove, i'm gonna need a bank. any ideas? capital one bank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announcer ] capital one bank. the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- on your side. >>> new at 11:00, and audit shows the new voting equipment used during the primaries did have some flaws. there was a discrepancy between the electronic scans and the hand tallies. it was small and within the margin allowed by law. software used in the primaries was not the persian the district requested. with 36 days until the midterm elections, the battles are starting to get heated. >> on twitter, politicians are taking
, the times square attended bomber. -- the christmas day bomber. a northern virginia charged with a link to the bombing in uganda. >> with the internet, everything is getting connected, and i do not know what the right solution is. >> the administration admits that as terrorism be more -- becomes more complex, so does their plan. >> they are trying to reach out to muslim communities. >> the fbi has deployed personnel to cities with high somali population to reach out to community leaders. it also says it is focusing on the role of the internet being used to recruit u.s. residents of >>> coming up, part of a major highway was shut down on friday morning. we are on your way -- underside with when that will happen. >>> why one company is offering to give you a its beer for free. all local woman battles cancer. why she blames the water. i am rebecca cooper >>> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00, with leon harris, caroline lyders, meteorologist bob ryan weather and tim brant sports. this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. >> on your side tonight with a sequence of the events that has hun
martinelly-montano obtained a virginia driver's license, by the way. >> with the anniversary of the september 11 attacks just days away, a massive rebuilding job continues as ground zero in new york. city officials are vowing to open the memorial site by next year. a special plaza will include pools and two giant squares marking the site where the twin towers institute -- stood. crews are building structures like the world trade center. booms will be returned to the site on saturday. they too will be part of the memorial. >> coming up, summer isn't even over yet but some residents are debating about christmas, believe it or not. we'll tell you why. >> and more than two dozen fires are burning across detroit right now. officials want to know if they have an arsonnist on their hands. >> is lady gaga's latest move tasteful or tasteless? thousands of fans at her concert tonight are talking about it. a live report when we return. >> this is one of the music industry's hottest stars and she's never short on controversy. >> you got that right. tonight lady gaga is just blocks away from capitol hill
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